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  • Short Summary

    President Coolidge is honoured and is given a full Indian headdress and a war dance display.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " "Chief Leading Eagle". Sioux Indians adopt and invest President Coolidge with full tribal rites."

    Deadwood, San Diego, United States of America (USA).

    M/S as the President is dressed in a headdress by a red Indian squaw watched by men and women in full Indian dress. Long view of Indians performing war dance with long line of motor cars in the background. C/U of Coolidge and Red Indians. M/S more dances, and puffs of smoke, as shots seem to be fired. Coolidge poses for photo in full headdress.

    Note: Great sequence of dancing and magnificent feathered headdresses. President C doesn't look particularly impressed.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    696.02
    Media URN:
    33304
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:15:00 / 01:02:24:00
    Canister:
    G 1426

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